Bicycle pedals should spin freely


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Since I want new pedals, I looked around: three different shops want to sell me some that don't turn properly. All sellers assure me that it doesn't matter.
Who's the fool here?

Thank you very much!

new pedals almost always turn with the brakes, I will spare myself the answer to your question out of politeness: U:

Whether a pedal turns with difficulty or not is completely irrelevant. My PD-M540 spun hard at the beginning, while my Time Atac-XE ran very easily.

I think this is a very specific matter related to the type of storage (industrial / cone bearings), the original "grease pack", etc. Furthermore, things like manufacturing tolerances and so on.

From this point of view, "stiffness" is not a quality criterion. In addition, you have a guarantee on the things anyway;)

I believe the sellers - they don't care;)

I don't care, it depends on whether the rotation sounds very rough and you can hear metallic grinding, or whether it rotates noiselessly and freely, but just a little heavier, then the movement could be a big fat pack inhibits, in the other case the pedal bearing would soon go over Jordan, because everything is dragged together on chips;)

Hello,

I also always try out the pedal bearings - whether they run relatively smoothly (as Zacki writes here).

Unfortunately, today you can no longer open and adjust the bearings yourself on many pedals - that was always the first thing I did after buying them, but then the bearings were always super-flutschi-and-still-without-play. ...

LG

S.

With a good pedal you can go into the warehouse, or it is sealed so that nyx and no one can get in anyway, but in both cases the pedal will run cleanly, as I assume.

Since I want new pedals, I looked around: three different shops want to sell me some that don't turn properly. All sellers assure me that it doesn't matter.
Who's the fool here?

Thank you very much!

only things turn easily where there is no fat inside.

This is the case with almost all pedals, but it subsides after a few kilometers and then they run "up free";)

This is the case with almost all pedals, but it subsides after a few kilometers and then they run "up free";)

what you mean is "noise-free" and you never shoff that: rofl:: wink:

what you mean is "noise-free" and you never shoff that: rofl:: wink:


I knew that this was a problem: rofl:

Thanks for the varied and polite answers.

Still a simple-minded question: if it doesn't matter how rough the pedals are, how is it that wheels need to run so easily?

Thanks for the varied and polite answers.

Still a simple-minded question: if it doesn't matter how rough the pedals are, how is it that wheels need to run so easily?

because the pedal does not usually turn when rolling + 1,000 other reasons: p

because the pedal does not usually turn when rolling + 1,000 other reasons: p

... you can't withhold the remaining 999 reasons, speak to us ...: devil:: wink:

I believe the sellers - they don't care;)

I don't care, it depends on whether the rotation sounds very rough and you can hear metallic grinding, or whether it rotates noiselessly and freely, but just a little heavier, then the movement could be a big fat pack inhibits, in the other case the pedal bearing would soon go over Jordan, because everything is dragged together on chips;)

So it is.
Of course, a rough pedal also grinds itself in over time, but well.
(In the DH area it is perhaps more irrelevant because you have lower service life.)

Would give the click pedals another chance, and if you really want to change I might have a look at the thread here (http://nyx.at/bikeboard/Board/showthread.php?t=60750&page=1&pp=15&highlight=pedal).

The thread is something for the long winter nights: rofl: until it's through, I mean.

Are you more stupid, I'm done with the world. Now I've confused the two pedal threads. : rofl:

New pedals will always turn a little more difficult, this is also due to the type of sealing ring, the rubber lip of which rests on the pedal axle, or of course the "fat story" already described.

A pedal that turns easily from the start will not be very tight against water, etc., or will contain little fat.

It is important that it is mechanically quiet and that it can be turned evenly "round", it will then move more smoothly by itself.

The comparison, with the impeller behind something, because the lever of an LR is completely different. So if you were to "spoke" a pedal and use it as a hub, so to speak, it would run "emotionally" more easily. If you can turn the axis of a good - new LRS, then you will also notice that it is - yet - not so easy to turn.